Thursday, October 11, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Sustainability is often referred to as a major objective to be respected by social policy makers. Yet, what is to be understood by this principle? Is there something as a common understanding of the principle of sustainability, valid across various...
Monday, October 01, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Around the world, developing countries are increasingly recognising the value of social transfer programmes in reducing extreme poverty, with success stories in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) and HelpAge...
Global, Asia, Thailand
Monday, September 17, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018
Recent developments on issues related to employment and social protection have shown unprecedented knowledge and policy gaps all over the world. Demographic changes, disruptive technology, neoliberal economic pressure and wider inequalities are among factors...
Monday, August 06, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018
The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), UNU-MERIT-Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the Institute of Development Studies are collaborating once again to offer our esteemed annual social protection flagship course, Designing and Implementing...
Global, Africa, South Africa
Thursday, July 05, 2018 to Friday, July 06, 2018
The conference aims to provide a space for discussion between academics and policy makers about the effect of tax-benefit systems on income redistribution in Ecuador and other Latin American countries. The focus is to share knowledge about the most recent...
Monday, July 02, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals placed strong focus on the urgency need to expand universal health coverage. However, as it stands more than half of the world’s more than 7.3 billion people do not receive all of the essential services they need. This course...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018
The second run of the TRANSFORM online course will take place from 9 July to 14 September 2018 and we would like to invite you to apply!
The “Leadership & Transformation Curriculum on Building and Managing Social Protection Floors in Africa” (TRANSFORM)...
Monday, June 11, 2018 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Aalto University School of Business, University of Tampere and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the next 17th Nordic Conference in Development Economics on 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Natural hazard related disasters hit those living in fragile and conflict affected contexts hardest. Between 2004 and 2014, 58% of deaths from disasters occurred in the top 30 most fragile states. Yet, considerations of conflict are missing from the Disaster...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, May 28, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The European Social Services Conference (ESSC) is the European Social Network’s annual flagship event. Bringing together thousands of senior professionals from all sectors and across over the past 25 years, the ESSC has long been pioneering the value of...